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November 12, 2012

 

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What Is The Difference Between Horns And Antlers?

There are some important differences between horns and antlers.

October 17, 2011

 

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Curbing Methane Emissions With Microbes

Cows, goats, and sheep require symbiotic microbes to help digest the plant biomass that they eat, and some of these microbes make methane.

September 22, 2011

 

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Some Monkeys Chew Their Cud?

Proboscis monkeys from Borneo and cows do have something in common: They both chew their cuds.

February 7, 2011

 

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Growing Meat In The Lab

Would you ever eat meat that was grown in a lab? Or, is this food science too out there?

September 20, 2010

 

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The World’s ‘Greenest’ Cow!

This is one pretty outstanding cow. Besides setting world records, this Wisconsin dairy cow is helping the environment too!

August 7, 2010

 

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Moo! Scientists Are Making Eco-Friendly Diesel Fuel From Butter

Scientists are investigating alternatives for biodiesel fuel and have turned to butter!

April 24, 2009

 

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Leafcutter Ants

Fungus may not sound too appetizing, but the white fluffy growths are much more nutritious than leaves. We use a similar process with cows.

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